Karl Blanchet is Associate Professor on health systems Research. Karl has a background in public health and extensive experience in health systems research in Asia (Cambodia, Bangladesh, Nepal) and Africa (Rwanda, Niger, Rwanda, Ghana, Togo, Mali, Somaliland).
Karl has specific interests in studying resilience issues in global health and more specifically in post-conflict and conflict-affected countries. Karl has developed innovative research approaches based on complexity science, system thinking and social network analysis. Karl is currently focusing on developing and testing people-centred approaches for refugee and migrant populations in the Middle East.
Contact Karl: Room 324, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH
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Deputy Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre.
Palmer is a medical anthropologist and operational researcher based part-time in the Centre for Maternal Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) at LSHTM. She is also based part-time at the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She conducted her PhD at LSHTM on case-detection in human African trypanosomiasis (HAT, sleeping sickness) in post-conflict South Sudan, with a focus on patient and healthcare worker utilisation of passive screening services. Jen holds a BSc, Hon in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University and completed an MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM. She has also worked with non-governmental organisations in post-conflict and emergency contexts in Africa and Asia.
Contact Jen: K/G14a, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT
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